On an annual basis, federal judges of the U.S. Northern District of California hold a conference to discuss matters relating to the improvement of the administration of justice within the district. This year, Lieff Cabraser attorneys Kelly M. Dermody and Brendan P. Glackin will be participating in the Northern District of California 2016 Judicial Conference from April 8-10, 2016 in Napa Valley, California.
Ms. Dermody will be featured on a panel titled “Diversity in the Legal Profession: Training the Next Generation of Lawyers.” This program will discuss race and gender diversity in the legal profession, including the existing barriers, as well as ideas on how to further diversify the legal industry. Meanwhile, Mr. Glackin will be speaking on a panel titled “Antitrust Litigation and Ideas on Streamlining these Complex Cases” focusing on the complexities of antitrust litigation and emerging practices in case management.
About Kelly Dermody
The Chair of Lieff Cabraser’s employment practice group and Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Dermody supervises many of the most significant and challenging employment lawsuits in our nation today, including cases challenging gender and race discrimination by top Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and Fortune 100 firms; wage suppression claims against technology, healthcare, and academic institutions; overtime and lost pay lawsuits for low-wage workers, I/T professionals, and foreign nationals working for American corporations; and ERISA claims that she has tried on behalf of employees and retirees for pension plan abuses.
About Brendan Glackin
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Mr. Glackin represented direct purchasers of titanium dioxide in a nationwide antitrust class action lawsuit; direct purchasers of flat-panel TV screens in litigation against the world’s leading LCDs manufacturers for conspiring to fix prices; retailers in a monopolization pricing lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories charging that the company exploited the market for AIDS medicines used in conjunction with Abbott’s prescription drug Norvir, and represented employees in the high-tech workers class action alleging that major Silicon Valley firms colluded to reduce competition for workers. He presently serves on the Lieff Cabraser team representing The Charles Schwab Corporation in the LIBOR manipulation suit.